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Shipley grabs conference record

Kathleen Rohde

April 10, 2014

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Shattering school records as a sophomore, long distance runner Tyler Shipley has only more to look forward to in his college career. Shipley broke the record for the men’s 10,000 meters race April 4 at the San Francisco State...

Rugby gains support, becomes official club

Karissa George

March 17, 2014

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“We’re a much better team.” Although this statement may seem vague and simple, it perfectly sums up how coach Ben Dictus feels about the Pacific rugby team he has worked to build over the past four years. Dictus was...

Football expands pre-season

Spencer Honda

March 17, 2014

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With the 2013 Pacific University football season now in the history books, the Boxers will look to prepare for their opponents in the 2014 football season by expanding their preseason travel to the east coast for two games. For...

New minor surfaces: Gender and Sexuality Studies joins forces with CGE

Kathleen Rohde

January 31, 2014

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The Center for Gender Equity joined forces with Pacific’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and created a power team. “This merger makes sense for both CGE and the Gender and Sexuality Studies minor because the two programs...

Winter Courses: Students left underwhelmed, stressed

Clara Howell

December 5, 2013

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Currently during winter term, there are 86 courses being offered, many of which are travel, chemistry research and senior research courses. This leaves the rest of the classes up for grabs to students who want to get a required...

Student abroad discovers new talent

Kevin Arrowsmith

April 11, 2013

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While most students at Pacific University are caught up in their studies as midterms approach, Amber Patton is busy dominating the sport of barebow archery in Ireland. Patton,  junior creative writing major at Pacific, left...

Football inches closer to winning season

Tyler Grant, Sports Editor

October 31, 2012

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Pacific football has stepped up to the challenge of creating a viable program and won the battle. Head coach Keith Buckley has been involved in football his whole life and has now dedicated his career to establishing a solid...

From the 808 to the 503

Tyler Oshiro

October 30, 2012

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It’s that time of the year again, the mid-semester grind: endless late nights, copious amounts of caffeine and worst of all, the academic and social burdens of college—weightier even than the crushing anvil on Wile E. Coyote’s...

Cinematic Magic with Ellen Bialik: ‘Here Comes the Boom’ is more of a bust

Ellen Bialik

October 30, 2012

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Although it plays off of a heartwarming subject, “Here Comes the Boom” leaves much to be desired in terms of dialogue, character development, acting and general storyline. I was excited to see this movie because the trailer...

From the 808 to the 503

Tyler Oshiro

October 11, 2012

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“The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” This concept isn’t novel. In fact, it’s quite old; it first appeared in Arabic and Chinese proverbs. However, it is typically thought of in terms of warfare (Britain and France...

From the 808 to the 503

Tyler Oshiro

September 27, 2012

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Walk with me through this scenario: You’re driving along, minding your own business, obeying the speed limits and whatnot. Suddenly, a driver next to you cuts into your lane out of nowhere, forcing you to slow down. Of course,...

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